The India Australia Business and Community Alliance (IABCA) was established in 2014 by Indian-Australian entrepreneur and CEO of Gandhi Creations, Sonia Sadiq Gandhi. It has since been a platform that builds awareness and understanding between the peoples and institutions of Australia and India.
The IABCA recently celebrated its 10 Year anniversary and was hosted amongst key dignitaries at the High Commission of India, Canberra, Australia under the leadership of His Excellency Manpreet Vohra, High Commissioner of India to Australia. Those who attended the celebrations included, Australia India Business Council (AIBC), National Chair, Jodi McKay, Australia India Institute (AII), CEO, Lisa Singh and Asian Australian Lawyers Association, National President, Molina Asthana.
IABCA also thanked keynote speaker at the event, Dr Andrew Charlton MP, Federal Member for Parramatta, Chair Parliamentary Friends of India, for his championing the bilateral relationship and for his participation in the 10th Year celebration Reception at India House.
In 2023, IABCA celebrated a decade of sustained engagement, in honouring entrepreneurship, economic partnerships and human connections and rich people-to-people links.
“IABCA as an enabler and catalyst for stimulating new business investment between the two nations, provides an inclusive forum for connectivity, having garnered a subscriber base of 21,000, shared the business stories of 7000 finalists and showcased 128 winners case studies across the platform across 10 years.”
IABCA over the years
“With an ongoing 12-month campaign, IABCA reinforces that calibre and capabilities shared through the platform across initiatives continues to redefine the Australia India ties for a better future”, said Sonia.
According to IABCA they are the only non-membership and publicly accessible platform that is empowered by key players such as Australia India Business Council, Australia India Institute, Australia Indian Chamber of Commerce, Australia India Youth Dialogue, Export Council of Australia, Indo Australian Chamber of Commerce, and Invest India who come together collectively as IABCA Alliance partners.
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